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Police discover homicide victim while conducting wellness check in west Columbus

Columbus police went to the man's home after his co-workers said he missed several days of work.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Police are investigating a homicide in west Columbus.

At approximately 3:19 p.m. on Thursday, officers went to a home on O'Reily Drive to conduct a well-being check on 58-year-old Kenneth Ramsey. Offices went to the home after Ramsey's coworkers said he had missed several days of work and they could not reach him.

Upon arrival, officers found Ramsey unresponsive inside his home. Columbus Fire medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS.

This is the 46th homicide in Columbus in 2020.